Antonia Quirke is an author and journalist. She writes for the Financial Times, presents Pick of the Week on Radio 4, and talks about film on Film 2014 and The One Show on BBC 1. She writes a column on radio for the New Statesman. 

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27 September 2012
The Reluctant Lama Radio 4 In a departure for the usually painstakingly neutral Radio 4 documentary, the presenter...
TV and Radio
20 September 2012
A winning combination of arrogance and slur.
TV and Radio
13 September 2012
It's oh so quiet.
05 September 2012
Woman’s Hour BBC Radio 4 “I’m not a wild, wicked woman,” pleads Sally, a caller to Woman...
TV and Radio
30 August 2012
John Williams at 80 ClassicFM Two programmes promised specifics and intensity but only occasionally delivered....
TV and Radio
23 August 2012
A comprehensive and amusing documentary about University Challenge went out 50 years after its first episode was shown...
TV and Radio
15 August 2012
Going for a Burton.
08 August 2012
The Smart Dumb Blonde BBC Radio 4 A documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe (5...
18 July 2012
The News BBC World Service Thursday 12 July, 12 pm and the last World Service broadcast from Bush House is about to...
TV and Radio
11 July 2012
Book club Magic FM On Magic FM’s book club (15 July, 7pm), the host, Angie Greaves, is clucking. “Welcome...
UK Politics
04 July 2012
Meeting Myself Coming Back Radio 4 The latest series of Meeting Myself Coming Back (30 June, 8pm), Radio 4’s...
TV and Radio
27 June 2012
The Cave, BBC Radio 4 A week of short, illustrated monologues on the subject of the cave (25-29 June, 1.45pm) ranged...
TV and Radio
20 June 2012
  Private Passions BBC Radio 3 A sweet edition of Private Passions (10 June, 12pm) sounded so much of a...
06 June 2012
Newshour BBC World Service A week of short character profiles of people who have been in their job for more than 60...
TV and Radio
30 May 2012
We Are Sixty: Radio 2 A serious jubilee documentary repeatedly tip­ped into comedy until an eventual blissed-out...